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04/06/2012
Boston, MA
Operational
A Minnesota man was charged today in federal court with hacking a protected computer and obtaining personal information of his co-workers. The charge is the result of an investigation being conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/02/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers will be presented this year's Excellence in Federal Career awards Friday, May 4, by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) at the 45th Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony in Maryland.
03/30/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational

Federal and state law enforcement officers including ICE HSI special agents, prosecutors and victim advocates were recognized March 30 by the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office for their service and commitment to the protection of children through Maryland's Project Safe Childhood and Human Trafficking Task Force.

03/29/2012
New York, NY
Operational
Approximately three dozen men and women were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conducting illegal betting via the Dominican National Lottery. These arrests come as a result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the Rockland County Intelligence Center (RCIC).
03/28/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
A former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employee pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking part in a fraud scheme involving more than $295,000 in government money.
03/27/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
With 71 offices in 47 countries, many U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents serve in dangerous locations, often exposing themselves to a variety of threats.
03/26/2012
Buffalo, NY
Operational
Tricia Griffith, 37, formerly of Niagara Falls, N.Y., admitted taking her child from a residence in Niagara Falls to Jamaica in June 2010. The defendant left the area without the knowledge of the child's father and in violation of a court order of custody issued previously by a Niagara County Supreme Court judge.
03/21/2012
Newark, NJ
Operational
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that Andrew McLees has been selected to assume command as the agency's top investigator in New Jersey.
03/20/2012
Israel, Israel
Operational
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"When you sit down with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Deputy Director Kumar Kibble, he'll tell you ""bad guys don't respect our borders, and we need international partnerships to keep up with them."" He makes this statement on the heels of a recent trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority."
03/16/2012
Raleigh, NC
Operational
Tommie Rand Pierce was sentenced to more than four years in prison for impersonating a federal agent Thursday following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Pierce defrauded aliens by leading them to believe he was a federal agent with authority within ICE to obtain approval of immigration applications.
03/13/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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Employees and visitors to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) headquarters in Washington, D.C., can now take a brief walk back in time to learn about the agency's history and its evolution to today. With the snip of a ribbon, ICE Director John Morton officially opened the ICE Gallery March 13.
03/05/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Operational
Successful investigations stem from partnerships between law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. That was the case when a Redondo Beach police detective rang a Los Angeles-based Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent on Feb. 28.
03/02/2012
Dallas, TX
Operational
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David M. Marwell oversees 128 counties in North Texas and the state of Oklahoma.
03/01/2012
Atlanta, GA
Operational
Three Atlanta-area men have been convicted of armed robbery, drug trafficking and using a firearm in connection with their crimes following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI and the Gwinnett County Police Department.
02/28/2012
Miami, FL
Operational
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) forged important partnerships during a recent training course the agency's Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) Office of International Affairs (OIA) hosted for a delegation of law enforcement partners from Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
02/22/2012
Minot, ND
Operational
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Air Force's Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Detachment 228 awarded a rare honor to a local special-needs man Marcus Cox on Wednesday.
02/15/2012
Detroit, MI
Operational
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called 'underwear bomber,' was sentenced today to life in prison as a result of his guilty plea to all eight counts of a federal indictment charging him for his role in the attempted Christmas Day 2009 bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253.
02/15/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. On this sad anniversary, we look back to mourn the loss, but also to remember the courageous and honorable man that he was.
02/13/2012
San Angelo, TX
Operational
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations special agents, along with Deputy U.S. Marshals from the North Texas Fugitive Task Force, arrested Michael Mack, a fugitive who was featured on America's Most Wanted.
02/13/2012
Orlando, FL
Operational
A Mexican citizen, illegally residing in Ocoee, Fla., pleaded guilty Monday to charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition by an illegal alien and making a false statement to a federal agency.
02/10/2012
Seattle, WA
Operational
A Bellingham man was sentenced Friday to a year in prison and three years of supervised release for attempting to sell a stolen government document that detailed the location of cameras and sensors along the U.S. and Canadian border.
02/06/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
As part of the agency's ongoing detention reform and other enforcement-related initiatives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced its first Public Advocate, ICE Senior Advisor Andrew Lorenzen-Strait.
01/20/2012
New Haven, CT
Operational
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Special Agent Rod Khattabi, a veteran special agent assigned to ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New Haven was honored today by U.S. Attorney David B. Fein, District of Connecticut, in recognition of his leadership to protecting children from sexual abuse and exploitation.
01/18/2012
Williston, VT
Operational
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A human smuggling ring was underway in Austin, Texas. The victims were illegal aliens, taken from their home country without their consent. Human smugglers were holding them ransom until family members paid exorbitant smuggling fees.
01/17/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
A contractor who previously conducted work for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme in which he fraudulently received more than $50,000 in government money.

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